Problem: Which of the following is the correct order of decreasing leaving group ability in nucleophilic acyl substitutions (better leaving group > worse leaving group)? a Cl – > CH3COO – > CH3O – b CH3COO – > CH3O – > Cl – c Cl – > CH3O – > CH3COO – d CH3O – > Cl – > CH3COO – e CH3COO – > Cl – > CH3O –

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Which of the following is the correct order of decreasing leaving group ability in nucleophilic acyl substitutions (better leaving group > worse leaving group)?

a Cl  > CH3COO  > CH3

b CH3COO  > CH3> Cl 

c Cl > CH3O > CH3COO

d CH3O > Cl > CH3COO

e CH3COO  > Cl  > CH3O

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